Which is Better – Metal Feeders or Plastic Feeders? Chicken feeders vary in price, size, shape, and material used to make them. Understanding which material is best for a feeder is very important. The article is meant to compare galvanized metal and plastic sheet materials and to find out which one can best be used […]
Vegetables and fruits not only make great treats for chickens but are also nutritious. While they are not to be a replacement for their daily balanced diet, vegetables and fruits will add some nutrients to your chickens. So the question here is not if chickens will eat vegetables and fruits, but where the vegetable and […]
Chickens scratch everywhere they can when feeding. This will include the chicken feeder. If the feeder is not made in a way that prevents waster, the feed will be scattered all over the floor. This will lead to wasted feed. Chicken feed accounts for 70% of the cost of keeping chickens. It is this feed […]
I first started by placing chicken feed on the floor. Then I realized that in no time there would be no signs of feed on the ground. My chickens would still be hungry. They would scatter the feed all around. Turn around and look at me, expecting more feed. Then I started using flat containers […]
Do chickens need to have food and water inside the coop? Is it sufficient to have food and water in the run? Do chickens eat and drink at night in the coop? A detailed look on to where to place the feed and water station.